An access log is a thorough list of all the files which were accessed by the visitors of a given website. Each and every file which was requested for whatever reason shall be listed, so if you have only one page with 3 embedded images, one video and one embedded text file, for example, the access log will contain a total of 6 entries - one for each of the six files that were accessed when the site visitor opened the page. A log usually offers the file name and path, the date, in addition to the visitor’s OS, worldwide web browser and IP address. Occasionally you can also find the referrer websites that sent the visitors to your site. The info an access log file features is in human-readable plain text format. It may be processed by special software on a laptop or computer and used to write reports on the performance of a site, independent of the web statistics your web hosting server may have created.

Access Log Manager in Cloud Hosting

Enabling the generation of access logs shall be exceptionally simple when you purchase a cloud hosting from our company. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, provided with all of the accounts, has a section on different logs which is where you shall find the access logs as well. Once you go there, you will see a list of all the domain names hosted in the account and the subdomains created for them. Our custom made cloud hosting platform will start generating an access log for any of them when you click on the On button, which you'll see on the right. If you no longer need logs, disabling the option is just as quick and can be accomplished by clicking on the Off button in the exact same section. All of the logs are downloadable, which means that you can easily save and manage them on your desktop PC or notebook.

Access Log Manager in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you have a semi-dedicated server account with our company, it shall not take more than a few clicks to permit the generation of access logs by our system if you need them. The function could be enabled through the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and this could be done individually for every single domain name or subdomain that you have inside your account. Once you log in and check out the Access/Error Logs section of the Control Panel, you will discover a list of all the hostnames with an On/Off button next to all of them. A single click shall trigger the log generation and a second one shall disable it, so you can control this function with great efficiency. A Download link within the same section will permit you to save the created content as a text file, which you could then use on your computer. Whether or not the logs are disabled, you will still be able to download the data which has been previously generated.